Manchester United report: Red Devils must overcome one major obstacle to sign Dutch centre-back

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag
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Manchester United face stiff competition from AC Milan as they seek to sign Lille centre-back Sven Botman.

That is according to a report by Football Insider, which states that the Italian giants are ready to rival the Red Devils for Botman's signature. Erik ten Hag arrived in Manchester on Monday as he starts his new job early, with the Dutchman not due to officially take over until July 1.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).